NameLieutenant Colonel Percival Laurence Montague ‘Percy’ (Montague) Battye MC
Birth29 Apr 1886, London, England
Death29 May 1945, Antwerpen, Belgium
Death MemoKilled in a car accident between Antwerp and Turnhout during the battles to liberate Europe.
Burial1945, Antwerpen Schoonselhoff Communal Cemetery
Note 1Officer in the Welsh Guards (10360), Battle of Normandy and liberation of Europe.
FatherMontague Percy Battye (?-?)
MotherMarguerite Josefine Turner (?-?)
Marriage23 Jun 1914, London, England
Married MemoThe Times wedding announcement refers to her as ‘Elsie’.
SpouseElizabeth ‘Elise’ (Michel) Rodocanachi, 11G Granddaughter
Birth2 Aug 1891, London, England
Deathca Mar 1982, Reading, Berks, England
Baptism10 Oct 1891, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
Note 1‘The Times’ marriage announcement (re Hackett) calls her ‘Elise’, but ‘Elsie’ in the Battye announcement...
God-parentsJulia Eumorfopoulos.
MotherDespina (George) Scaramanga (1861-1914)
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